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(Pics) Your Mercury Ocean: Olafur Eliasson’s Mirrored Skateboard

Mekanism Skateboards teamed up with Olafur Eliasson to create a distortive, reflective skateboard.

Dan Gould
Dan Gould on October 7, 2009.

Mekanism Skateboards teamed up with Olafur Eliasson to create a distortive, reflective skateboard. To achieve this effect, Eliasson almost doubled the thickness of the board, making a 13-ply deck instead of the standard 7-ply. A 3D pattern was then milled on the surface of the skateboard and coated with a mirror finish.

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